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Strategic asset allocation 2024 – Q&A with Ryan Hughes

3 months ago

In our strategic asset allocation Q&A, AJ Bell Investments Director, Ryan Hughes, is joined by Director of Personal Finance, Laura Suter. Together, they look back on 2023 and some of the key issues that had an impact on the AJ Bell Funds and MPS portfolios, before getting to grips with the outlook for 2024.

They go on to discuss:

  • our asset allocation process
  • the impact of the US markets on AJ Bell portfolios
  • changes that were made to our portfolios in 2023
  • the outlook for markets in 2024
  • the likely direction of interest rates
  • the long-term outlook for portfolio performance



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Ryan Hughes

Ryan Hughes

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AJ Bell Investments Director

Ryan started his career in 1999 working for an independent financial adviser, progressing to become Head of Portfolio Management at an award-winning advisory firm. Moving on to a global asset management firm as a Fund Manager, he oversaw more than £10bn of multi-asset portfolios, and also sat on the Investment and Global Asset Allocation Committees. After seven years, Ryan joined a small multi-asset boutique managing portfolios for clients all around the world, before joining AJ Bell three years later to help establish our investment capability.

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